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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kevent_user: remove non-chardev interface
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 12:54:59PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig (hch@infradead.org) wrote:
> Currently a user can create a user kevents in two ways:
>
> a) simply open() the kevent chardevice
> b) use sys_kevent_ctl with the KEVENT_CTL_INIT cmd type
>
> both are equally easy to use for the user, but to support type b) a lot
> of code in kernelspace is required. remove type b to save lots of code
> without functionality loss.

I personally do not have objections against it, but it introduces
additional complexies - one needs to open /dev/kevent and then perform
syscalls on top of returuned file descriptor.

If there are no objections, I will apply this patch.

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Evgeniy Polyakov
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